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Erin uses the theatre to break down barriers between hearing and deaf people

By Devon Taverner-Hailou / 23rd March 2018 / 0 Comments

ERIN Hutching is breaking down barriers between hearing people and deaf people in the arts. By combining deaf culture and the hearing world, she is able to tell real, personal stories on stage to create thought-provoking performances. Erin became involved with the Deaf and Hearing Ensemble at the end of 2014 after meeting director Jennifer…

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Harlow College principal discusses work/life balance on International Women’s Day

By Leah Bloxham / 20th March 2018 / 0 Comments

IN CELEBRATION of International Women’s Day, Principal of Harlow College, Karen Spencer, discusses juggling family life, work life and the pros of having a good education. Karen has worked at Harlow College for four and a half years, has seven-year-old twin boys and a husband who is a stay-at-home-dad. When Karen gets home after a…

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Harlow deputy-principal joins celebrations of International Women’s Day

By Chloe McKendrick / 20th March 2018 / 0 Comments

LOUISE Turner of Harlow College revealed the importance of International Women’s Day and her role as a feminist in a recent interview. She highlighted how far women had come within the past 100 years but acknowledged that the fight for gender equality continues. Deputy Principal Louise spoke of her interest in the education sector, stating,…

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Harlow MP reveals Tories have to do more to appeal to young people

By Chloe McKendrick / 16th March 2018 / 0 Comments

HARLOW MP, Robert Halfon, revealed in an exclusive interview that the Conservative Party needs to do more to appeal to the younger generation. Speaking to the Harlow Harrier, Robert Halfon stated, ‘I think people have a wrong impression about what we [the Conservative Party] are about. I think that is partly our fault by the…

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Harlow MP is an ‘apprentice-holic’

By Devon Taverner-Hailou / 16th March 2018 / 0 Comments

ROBERT Halfon, MP for Harlow, attended Harlow College to give insight about the positives of doing apprenticeships and why there should be more options to do apprenticeships in varied subjects. ‘I’m an Apprentice-holic as they provide great opportunities-you get paid, you can do different levels of qualifications. I wish I had the opportunity to work…

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Essex Libraries needs volunteer visitors to bring joy to people

By Devon Taverner-Hailou / 16th March 2018 / 0 Comments

ESSEX Libraries are looking for additional volunteer visitors to make their Home Library Service more accessible to everyone. People who are unable to visit the library, due to having ill health, disability or caring responsibilities, will benefit from the increase of volunteers in the library. With more volunteers helping customers with the library’s excellent choice…

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Harlow MP is an ‘Apprentice-aholic’

By Devon Taverner-Hailou / 16th March 2018 / 0 Comments

ROBERT Halfon, MP for Harlow, told students at Harlow College that there should be more options to do apprenticeships in varied subjects. Extolling the virtues of apprenticeships, he said: ‘I’m an Apprentice-aholic as they provide great opportunities-you get paid, you can do different levels of qualifications. I wish I had the opportunity to work in…

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Burnt Mill Academy ‘Rocking’ with new performance of School Of Rock

By Grace Perry / 23rd February 2018 / 0 Comments

AFTER a memorable performance of School Of Rock in the West End, students at Burnt Mill Academy are lining up to audition for the schools very own rendition. The school’s version of the monumental stage production is tipped to be the biggest and best yet. Director of performing arts at the Burnt Mill Academy Trust,…

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Essex Book Festival brings exciting events to Harlow

By Ceile Brown / 23rd February 2018 / 0 Comments

ESSEX Book Festival is launching an array of events throughout the county for all book lovers everywhere. This annual festival will run throughout March and includes more than 100 events for people of all ages to enjoy, held in libraries, theatres, hotels and lecture halls. Essex County Council established the festival in 1999, and it…

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Students fight prejudice

By Kloe Hackett / 23rd February 2018 / 0 Comments

BURNT Mill Academy is focusing on the prejudice the LGBT community faces and highlighting the support available during Lesbian Bi Gay Transgender History Month (LGBT). Assemblies will be held for all year groups focusing on the prejudice. In class, pupils will take on several activities such as looking at LGBT case studies and writing letters of…

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